Radiation Therapist - Radiation Oncology - Adams Health Center - PRN

Gettysburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 51139

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General Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Supervisor-Radiation Therapy, provides radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by physician according to established Wellspan Oncology Servile Line standards and practices at a beginning or intermediate specialist skills level. Assists with CT-simulation procedures and/or other treatments/procedures as required.


Duties and Responsibilities:
1 Delivers a prescribed and planned course of radiation therapy to patients; obtains patient history, answers patient
questions, and explains procedure.
2 Checks prescription, diagnosis, chart, patient identification, etc.
3 Prepares room and equipment for patient.
4 Reinforces recommendations given to patient by the physician, nurses, dietician, etc., concerning reaction to treatment and care of the radiated area, prevention or treatment of generalized and local side effects.
5 Observes patient for any unusual reactions or events.
6 Performs IGRT tumor localization procedures.
7 Prepares patient and equipment for, and performs simulation procedures.


Required Skills

ARRT(T) registration or registry eligible (must obtain registry within 6 months of hire) and work under the direct supervision of a Registered Radiation Therapist until registry obtained

BLS certification required within six months of date of hire

Required Experience

Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy Technology Program

 

Appropriate training in radiation therapy

 


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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